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can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> united states, canada, and russia stake their claim. we find out how much is up for grabs. no one wants to be left out. >> within the next 20 years, there will be no ice here, which means this could become an extremely his busy shipping lane. >> welcome to gmt. i am jonathan charles. why is a larry summers stepping down? president obama's most senior economic adviser will go weeks until the election. another blow for the american president. the ban on openly gay men and women in the u.s. military stays in place. it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, and night will soon be falling in parts of the arctic. the latest battleground in the fight to exploit the world resources. politicians are meeting in moscow to discuss this. canada, the united states, russia, and some scandinavian countries are trying to assert their rights. in a moment, we'll hear the view from canada and norway. >> a record-breaking voyage by russian ships this summer through the shrinking size of the arctic sea. shrinking -- ice of the arctic sea. a new, fast
deposits of oil and gas. both russia and canada say is theirs. a large part that has been under discussion. >> global climate change is transforming the arctic. the polar ice caps shrinking as temperatures rise. already, energy companies are moving in, sensing a massive opportunity as the area opens up for commercial exploitation. it is thought the arctic region may contain vast reserves of oil and gas. that is leading to the growing competition between the countries which surround it. today, the foreign ministers of russia and canada discussed their competing claims to take control of a large part of the arctic, including the north pole. their claims will eventually be judged by international experts. >> both russia and canada respect the united nations as well as the united nations convention on the law of the seas, and we will submit our data, and we are confident that our case will prevail, backed by scientific evidence. >> but the russians are already concerned that nato military forces could be sent to the arctic to protect western interests. >> we do not see, frankly speaking, any b
. we are miles off of the western shore of canada's hudson bay, an area very inaccessible. there are no roads, but there are people who live along that shore. an enormous barge is carrying construction materials. it is the only way of getting that equipment there as part of a vital supply line. the conditions were fine, but this journey may not have been possible. as the earth warms up and polar ice melts, shipping lanes are becoming accessible for a longer in the year and for bigger vessels. that could mean the north west -- for longer in the year and for bigger vessels. this means the northwest could become an important shipping route, which could be streamy valuable. -- could be extremely valuable. the military health and exercise in arctic waters, a show of strength, and the government has committed to investing more in ships to patrol the area. other countries' dispute what canada is saying. they say the northwest passage should be free to shipping. there are some disagreements. it has a sense of the gold rush about it. remote areas like this are coming under scrutiny
region and it will impact parts of eastern canada as well. now canada also looking at more rain moving in off the west here. so british columbia, and then quickly moving into the rest of central canada, too, scattered showers for you. down towards the south, still pretty unsettled picture anywhere from the florida peninsula, across the caribbean islands and central america still continuing to see some significant amounts of rainfall, especially in southern mexico here, we're still seeing some pink areas showing up. heavy rainfall amounts are going to be expected. highs today looking at mid to upper 20s across the east coast, a little cooler for chicago only 19. it gets a little hotter during the day in denver, a high of 34, and l.a. still dealing with some of the late summer heat. and finally a look at europe. it's still pretty unsettled for continental europe. we've got this long frontal boundary in place, that is where a lot of the rain will be today. starting to head more north in towards the baltic states as well as spreading really in towards western russia. elsewhere, settled and
's going, this expansion will continue. china very the third-largest market for american goods after canada and mexico china has overtaken japan. so these are just incredible. and... incredible developments. >> rose: how many countries is china the largest market for? for example, i think china is the largest market for brazil, right? >> yes, yes. >> rose: a number of countries like that. >> that's right. >> rose: who've bj become a huge market. and the faster you can grow your middle-class-- which is the reason you put such an emphasis on economic growth-- the faster you can grow into the middle-class, the more demand you create, the more you will add to the market and it's... chinese leadership's attitude, it will provide a place that chinese companies can sell to beyond their dependence on foreign markets. >> yes. and if i may say so it's estimated they're about 300 million people who are becoming middle-class. it's a huge group of middle-class people. >> it's the largest move out of poverty on the part of any experience in the history of civilization. >> that's right. and china is going
states, as well as western canada. even down across northern mexico, too a very calm picture in terms of rainfall. but plenty of activity instead, focused here towards the east from the caribbean islands all the way along the atlantic seaboard. plenty of moisture in place for you today. we have this frontal boundary that's really mixing with all the remnant moisture from tropical storm nicole which formed briefly over cuba and then has since dissipated. but still a lot of moisture remains in the region. also looking at this system coming in towards eastern canada, too. so overall, all across this eastern section we're going to see a lot of wet weather falling in the next couple of days. especially heavy rainfall impacting areas along the mid-atlantic seaboard. a big concern here. it could easily trigger flooding and possibly landslides across the area. rafall accumulations are goi to connue pe over th next couple of days. and just the next tay w ctasuc lot rainfall affecting a wide soaleasant towards the east spe lot of the midsectio wte thoughthat frontal boundary stt stayn e tc to
composed of the united states, sweden, norway, denmark, and canada who would care? what would be the point? the whole point of those bodies is to confront those countries whose behavior is problematic. you have to have the human rights violators in the human rights council, otherwisethere is no point. i think that is with the idea of some standards for performance should come in for who gets to sit on what body at the u.n. host: the united nations came into existence in 1945. the currentecretary general of the u.n. is -- albert on our republican line, go ahead. obama: why haven't the administration pulled the plug on colonialism? he had a shot to do his legacy in foreign policy but he has not spoken out against colonialism? could you explain that to me? guest: there is not much of it left. there are few countries left in the world under colonialism. he has talked to the united nations about the need to fd new ways of cooperation against transnational cooperative the threats. i think his argument at the united nations has been -- has been pretty compelling. his argument at the un, i think,
of showers moving into western sections of canada. but otherwise, really fine, clear skies. plenty of sunshine, although almost too much for the southwest. very, very hot conditions continui again on tuesday. expecting highs of u to 38 in sacren. in las vega thenossi gti up to0 ranslate tosenditions if you arn at ss,ooking adry.owing up. ref 30 rstie thd-aren t fedisthhe99baad tswsp 
, he is still free pending an appeal. the cleanup is underway in canada where hurricane igor has brought flooding to some areas that are 20 centimeters of rain in a few hours. a tropical storm warning was lifted on wednesday and igor was downgraded to a post-tropical storm. the sense of crisis surrounding the commonwealth games seems to be deepening, despite official reassurances. the president has requested a meeting. five national teams have complained about the accommodations in delhi. the scottish party has delayed its arrival. >> images of games to remember, it may have to be canceled. 11 days ago and teams have not even figured out how to agree to compete. the cleanup operation is under way following the collapse of a foot bridge along the main stadium. the tarnished reputation of the game will be harder to repair. lurking from one problem to the not -- to the other. >> we will see to it that commonwealth games are conducted according to international standards as we have come to participate in these games. quite happy about these emissions. >> the scottish games have alrea
that harvests -- bad harvests in russia and canada. the traders panicked. this creates a situation that is quite irrational. it is detached from the fundamentals of supply and demand. it does impact food importing countries. >> it is not irrational from the point of view of those who want to make big profits. are you saying that there are people around the world who are manipulating the market for their own ends? >> since 2005-2006, a large number of institutional investors, pension funds, hedge funds, have basically disrupted the normal function of the market in which the physical markets react to indications from the markets where futures are traded. the markets are falling signals that are impossible to read. >> your duty is to figure out how to change the rules that govern the game to ensure that the poorest people in the world get access to the food that you say is quite clearly out there. >> we need more transparency about the derivatives that are being exchanged, and the over- the-counter trading. we also need to have better information about stocks. for the moment, speculation is easy be
will continue to impact the coastline today. also looking at showers spreading across central canada and down in toward the midwest. there is the chance of a couple thunderstorms in the mix. so do stay on the watch for that. southwest corner of the united states today looking at quite a bit of heat. 44 for your high in phoenix. and 33 degrees in l.a. now, getting a look at europe, it is going to be fairly calm overall. just slow here moving in through the baltic states toward western russia. this one continues to bring in wet and windy weather underneath it, but otherwise we're just looking at this low in the mediterranean that may bring a couple showers to southern italy, possibly affecting parts of greece today. as for highs, expecting sunshine in london. 21 for your high. and sunny skies for paris, too, 25, looking quite mild and pleasant. still a little hotter as we look to the south, 28 in madrid, 32 degrees for lisbon. also in greece too athens coming in at 32. a little bit of summer heat lingers today. all right. so that is a look at your weather for now. and here is your three-day out
.s. but we'll see heavy rain heading up into eastern parts of canada. temperaturewise, hot in the southwest. and up to the east. but those temperatures should come down by quite a bit on saturday. all right. let's take a look at europe. most of the continent is going to be dry and settled on the weekend. but down in the south, we have been dealing with severe storms. good news is they're going to start to weaken and head out towards the southern portion of the balkans. ireland, you could be seeing fairly strong wind and heavy rain in the next couple of days. but it should weaken off. this is actually -- used to be hurricane danielle, if you remember that one. this the remnants and it's going to spill over ireland but weakening as it goes. temperatu temperaturewise, things on the cool side. 14 in staockholstockholm. better in paris. warmer in the south. 30s for athens, madrid and lisbon. here's your extended forecast. >>> twin giant pandas have been thrown to the media for the first time since they were born at a zoo in western japan. the adventure world zoo introduced the male and female cu
. >> in the provincial capital of taliban, and as the election campaign is underway. 157 canada, most of the men, are vying for the 14 parliamentary seats allocated to the province. >> people should vote for people who can work and serve. asian not vote for thieves. their deficits the people have voted for that were of no use. >> but in many of afghans provinces, it is the old war lords or their allies were likely to land the most votes. the independent human rights commission criticizes the fact that many people were not registered to vote to do a lack of election offices. and the commission chairman says that is not all. >> we need more, not the real one provided from the center to the people, to vote. it came from outside actually. >> even if people here are not where it about the threats of the taliban, they doubt the new parliament will provide afghanistan with the stability and needs. >> earlier, we spoke to the german foreign minister about the situation in afghanistan. we began by asking him how confident he was that the poll in afghanistan would be free and fair given the past problems
sovereignty is heating up to russia, norway, denmark, canada, in the u.s. on a territorial claims here. but the boundaries are disputed. that dispute is being felt that the international arctic forum in moscow. the conference program is concerned with climate change, but political and economic interests are foremost. >> today more than ever we need an approach to the geography here that concerns national interests. the objectives of the form is included in its name. the arctic territory of dialogue. >> at stake are vast deposits of natural resources that geologists believe may be located here, possibly as much as one-third of the earth's _ oil and gas reserves. russia has long reserved interest in the polar region. in 2007, russian expedition planted russian flags 4,000 meters down at the seat ahead of the north pole. >> we defend our interests in the arctic with all the civilian instruments permitted by international agreements. and i do not think it would estimate to a confrontation. even though some countries need to be able to inject more power and so on. >> i two dozen one, russia
offended by president ahmadinejad's remarks. they were followed by all the european countries, canada, australia, new zealand and a tiny coastal regions as well. some 33 delegations in all left the chamber. these walkouts are not entirely new. they're becoming something of a routine when president ahmadinejad speaks. what annoyed the american so much was this preference to the possibly carrying out the 9/11 attacks themselves. and ahmadinejad referred to israel as the "entity that was saved" as a result. that was the trigger, i think. >> president ahmadinejad's comments have been seen in the local press. why is he bringing this to the international stage now, do you think? >> i think he is pretty consistent. i think he actually believes what he is saying. it may seem strange to many people, certainly, in the western world, but mr. ahmadinejad has used both his speeches here at the un to set out his world view and it is one in stark contrast to those in the western capital. he believes that capitalism is collapsing. he believes that the current world order needs to be swept away, that
for countries including the u.s., canada, and australia. now japan has become the first asian country to admit the refugees. >> we are going to support them and guide them to integrate in japan. we will give them the japanese lessons and other information which is necessary to live in japan but the decisions for their lives we would like to let them do by themselves. we'll much more actively involve ourselves to listen to their difficulties so once a month at least we are going to listen to their difficulties, what kind of difficulties they are facing in their daily lives and that is the pilot project. if there is anything that we can improve, we'll consider that for the next fiscal year. >> before the refugees left thailand, nhk world visited their camp to see what kind of environment they have been living in. >> reporter: this refugee camp was built 26 years ago. shelters for refugees crowded together on rugged mountain slopes. many of the refugees here are minority people from myanmar. the fighting and the government oppression forced many from their villages. refugees sheltering in camps i
carolina to new england to canada as a massive storm bears down on the east coast. we'll get the latest from the director of the national hurricane center. he's standing by live. and russia's military is blowing up tanks and missile launchers with a lot of air. we'll show you what's behind this secret inflatable arsenal. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the breaking news. an oil and gas production platform caught fire in the gulf of mexico today about 100 miles off the coast of louisiana. mariner energy, the company that owns the platform, says the fire began at one of seven active wells connected to the rig. 13 workers were forced overboard, but the coast guard says no one was hurt. the coast guard reports an oil sheen, although the company says there was no hydrocarbon spill. production from the platform recently averaged about 9 million cubic feet of natural gas and 1,400 barrels of oil each day. let's get some more from cnn's tom forman who is working this story for us. what do we know, tom? >> reporter: hi, wolf, mainly what we don't know at this
into canada. that could actually suck it back around and suck it back into atlantic canada, maybe toward greenland and iceland. so this thing may not be just done with one turn. it may come up, it may come in, and it may turn back. now, that turn back is cape cod. that's ugly. if this turn doesn't happen soon enough, that's landfall, north carolina, that's ugly. and then somewhere here, that would be right there, still in the cone, that would be long island. how many people are going to be out there. >> a lot of people go out there. >> absolutely. fonch >> for the labor day weekend. i knew if i gave you half an inch, would you blame canada somehow. >> never blame our people in atlantic canada. love them, love nova scotia. >> we will, of course -- cnn is your hurricane center for this, and we will stay on top of it. chad will. thanks, chad. >>> the phrase almost synonymous with dead ends, but peace talks under way in washington. a special u.s. envoy says this time may be different. i'll show you what they're talking about when they come back. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been
will argue on constitutional grounds. a student of islamic studies crossing the border from canada coming to america. this is the suit. they take his suitcase, his laptop and they weapon the laptop for 11 days and he says, not fair, wrong. so, i'm saying, what's the difference between a suitcase, any customs guy, any agent of the period can look at your suitcase and open it and in expect it, what is the different -- difference between a suitcase and a laptop? >> you put into a laptop information you do not expect to go to the government and the constitution reserves things of this nature. in the clash which you set up so nicely in the introduction between personal privacy and safety, the framers did not put them in a position of equality. they pull at the doubt in favor of the privacy and against personal safety. it looks like a copy of the constitution in the hands of an englishman. >> nowhere in this wonderful document does it say anything about not being allowed to search anybody we want and anything we want at the border. i would be inklined to agree if we were calling the streets of
out too. canada's guys, new zealand, costa rican. the u.n. represents from 27 countries in europe all pied-pipered out behind the americans while mahmoud ahmadinejad kept talking from the little step stool they presumably put up to the podium. when he started to say how most of the world knows 911 was an inside job by the u.s. government. a lot of times diplomacy is so subtle, international relations turn on whether you're guy's dinner at the white house is a state dinner or technically looks like a state dinner. who bows to who and how deeply and what you're wearing when you did it. points of protocol, these imperceptible slights. except when it's not. it was as satisfying as it was blunt. for all the drama today of walking out on little mahmoud ahmadinejad what got less coverage was something almost as blunt and almost as satisfying but without the dramatic visuals. four years ago our friends in russia said they were going to sell iran a billion dollars worth of missiles that iran said they wanted to use to defend its nuclear facilities. there's a ban being sold of any hi-tech. the
. they are next in earl's past and then on to canada. as far as what we've seen from the storm, a lot of winds down toward the south. and parts of north carolina on one of our weather underground sites. we did see a wind gust of up to 58 miles an hour and some unofficial reports of wind gusts close to hurricane force. that's really about it. the rain, 4.46 inches. our rain here, not much at all of only about a 10th of an inch of rain as the system moves out. we did see a peak wind gust of 36 miles per hour. that's officially at the airport. now with the beach forecast, if you're thinking about coming out and doing a little beach and boating, looking good. 79 degrees. winds out of the west northwest at 15 to 25 miles an hour. it will be a little breezy. some rough surf and some rip currents. watch out themselves may still not allow people in the water tomorrow. then for sunday, mostly sunny. 76 degrees. winds out of the west at about five to 15 miles per hour. so back out here again, a lot of people enjoying a great night tonight. it they'll enjoy a great sunset. and then what look to be a grea
-- most are from canada and some from finland. they are planted there in the first place so we can make trees. we do not chop down oak trees and make paper. >> i picked a few of my favorites. th is a place -- place a mirror by a tree. >> sure, i will read that for you. >> place a mirror by a tree. place a mirror by a tree, tell me now. what do you see? which of you will feed the earth? which of you contains more worth. which with sheltering arm keeps a thousand things from harm? which of you is nature's bane? which is evil? which is able? which is kane? which is a parasite? tell me now. what do you see? >> i want to have sex with a tree. >> well that's another good thing about smoking. 2* gives you an awesome voice. >> not really, mom, i don't. it is he portrayed treesin a sensual way. >> i have a last one here are to you, greg. >> go ahead. >> it is uh extensive blee about trees, but not really about trees. we are allowed to do that in poetry. >> it is called a metaphor. >> you can call it a metaphor if you wish. i never met a four i didn't like. >> going -- "going bald." >> okay. >> m
suspected of carrying explosives on a flight from canada to pakistan. but the search has turned up nothing so far. the plane was diverted to stoke home where he's being detained. >>> a fourth lawsuit has been filed against a popular atlanta area pastor accused of having sex with young male churchgoers. an attorney denies the allegations. >>> a federal judge has ordered the air force to reinstate a nurse discharged under the don't ask, don't tell policy. it calls margaret witt an exemplary officer. >>> the nation's drug enforcement agency is asking people to drop off their expired and unused prescriptions at more than 4,000 locations today. those are your fast five headlines. >>> a new report in "the washington post" said the risk of small scale attacks by al qaeda and its allies is on the rise. the reports cite senior obama administration officials who say the terrorist network is likely to attempt less sophisticated attacks in the united states. and it is extremely difficult to detect these kinds of threats in the advance. joining me is evan coleman. good morning to you. how worried are y
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-biggest buyer of things that produced on american farms. the biggest buyer, he for your information, is canada. number two, mergers and acquisitions, we've been talking about this. you may have heard about it. we don't talk about it all the that much on cnn. but companies are buying more goods, they're buying more other companies in fact. so that's an important development. that's always a sign that some people think that companies are trading for less money than they're worth. that's always a good sign. i also want to show you about manufacturing. we keep on talking about the fact that manufacturing is down in america. but the fact is, in the last month, manufacturing was actually up. manufacturing jobs were not up. we keep losing manufacturing jobs. but we actually hired more manufacturing temporary workers in august. so something is going on in the manufacturing industry. i can't quite put my finger on it. but something's happening there. i want to tell you about automobiles. we have had a rough month in automobiles in the last month or so. but the fact is detroit, which was supposed to hav
in america, and canada, and our work force, our local people, we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: the president's latest plan, a $200 billion tax break for businesses. is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment we have now. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would. allow us to put on a surnt shift. we currently have about 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 with the next two years. modernize our production lines and get into a larger building. >> reporter: what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for probably six months. people come in, fill out applications, but ultimately we end up just signing their slip that they've been here, that they've looked for a job. >> reporter: to get unemployment benefits? >> absolutely. they're telling me they're happy with t
had no idea what was really going on in canada are -- in kandahar. that was a big alarm. there was a very vigorous and critique of our intelligence work in afghanistan last january raising these same questions. the disturbing thing was that he was there for eight years and we do not know that much more about the people of afghanistan or that much more about the power brokers than we did when we first went into afghanistan in 2002. we wrote this really gloomy report and we did not count on bob woodward publishing it in "the washington post." but he did. this change to the debate in afghanistan in the united states to a degree, combined with some other unfortunate news. the afghan presidential election in august-september 2009. those two events contributed to the white house reviewing or going back over their strategy for afghanistan. whenever you do a strategic plan, used her with a list of planning assumptions. if any of the internet to be wrong -- when every do a strategic plan, you start out with a list of planning assumptions. if any of them turn out to be wrong, then
this on purpose so people do not know products' buying meat coming in from australia, mexico, and canada. i live on a very limited income, so i tend to buy the cheaper products. i was applying -- buying 1-pound chubbs of meat. there were some pretty gross things in there. i ask the person who worked there, and she told me, do not tell anyone i told you this because i could lose my job, but do not buy that product, it is garbage. guest: country of origin labels -- there are requirements. in a package of meat that i bought over the weekend, there were four countries listed. host: really, and they mix it all together? ground beef does not necessarily come from one count? really? -- from one cow? guest: part of the story of globalization is the globalization of our food supply. i think there is still a question, the side of clear the bridge is -- which could be a legitimate issue. there is also a question about whether or not the last place where the food passes through is labeled. sometimes where it is grown, raised is put on the label, but not where it is packaged. you do not know the trail of pla
. the problem is that we had no idea what was really going on in canada are -- in kandahar. that was a big alarm. there was a very vigorous and critique of our intelligence work in afghanistan last january raising these same questions. the disturbing thing was that he was there for eight years and we do not know that much more about the people of afghanistan or that much more about the power brokers than we did when we first went into afghanistan in 2002. we wrote this really gloomy report and we did not count on bob woodward publishing it in "the washington post." but he did. this change to the debate in afghanistan in the united states to a degree, combined with some other unfortunate news. the afghan presidential election in august-september 2009. those two events contributed to the white house reviewing or going back over their strategy for afghanistan. whenever you do a strategic plan, used her with a list of planning assumptions. if any of the internet to be wrong -- when every do a strategic plan, you start out with a list of planning assumptions. if any of them turn out to be wrong, then
canada and the california senate race. >> congress returns from break next week. here is a look at some of our prime time programming after obama's speech monday. watch town hall meetings with bernie sanders. they both talked about health care. >> i believe the plan is for this plan to fail. i know that this plan will fail. health insurance is going to be way too high. you will create adverse selection. anybody that is young and healthy, you will pay the fund in 2014 rather than spend $7,000 or $8,000. if you get sick, they have to cover you. it does not rise to $795 in 2016. what is going to happen? the healthy young people will not be in the insurance pool. what is cora to happen to the people over 40 who were sick question-what is going to happen to the people over 40 who are sick? alternately, the blanket to revert back and tell you that insurance does not work. -- they want it to refer back and tell you that insurance does not work. >> in my view, if we are serious about having a cost-effective, high-quality health care system which guarantees health care to every man and woman and
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